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UNIVERSAL’S VOLCANO BAY

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO LAUNCHES NEW OPTIONS FOR GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED WATER THEME PARK, UNIVERSAL’S VOLCANO BAY Universal Orlando Resort revealed more ways guests can experience the highly-anticipated water theme park – Universal’s Volcano Bay, giving them more flexibility to plan their visit. When it grand opens on May 25, ...

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Nintendo games come to life

Imagine the fun of stepping into a larger-than-life Nintendo adventure. Gigantic Piranha Plants spring to life. Question blocks, power-ups and more surround you. And Mario and all his friends are there to pull you into a brand-new world. You will enter an entire realm filled with iconic Nintendo excitement, gameplay, ...

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Fast & Furious Mega-Attraction

 All-New Fast & Furious Mega-Attraction Racing to Universal Orlando Resort in 2017 One of the most successful film franchises of all time will soon become one of Universal Studios Florida’s most action-packed ride experiences.  Universal Orlando Resort announced today that Fast & Furious: Supercharged will join its incredible lineup of ...

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New Raptor Encounter Opens

Velociraptors have arrived at Jurassic Park in Universal’s Islands of Adventure! You can now get the chance to see these magnificent creatures face to face in an all-new experience: Raptor Encounter. Your experience begins when you approach a paddock where the raptor will be contained. You’ll learn some cool facts about ...

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HARD ROCK HOTEL DEBUTS NEW GUEST ROOMS

Inspired by music and the hotels on-site location at Universal Orlando Resort, the newly-renovated guest rooms at Hard Rock Hotel capture the vibe of rock against a backdrop of clean and contemporary surfaces. The new look features a mix of retro-inspired shapes, patterns and colors paired with sleek-lined details in ...

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Kelly Clarkson Takes the Stage This Saturday

Florida’s biggest party continues this weekend at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras with a musical performance by pop sensation Kelly Clarkson on Saturday, February 21. Clarkson will be releasing her seventh album, “Piece by Piece,” on March 3, which features her latest single and US Billboard Top 40 hit, “Heartbeat Song.” ...

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Every Witch Way

This weekend, guests can enjoy a bewitching weekend of spell-binding activities at Universal Orlando Resort, featuring Nickelodeon’s hit live action series “Every Witch Way.” Several of the show’s beloved cast will be part of the festivities, including Paola Andino (Emma Alonso), Nick Merico (Daniel Miller), Paris Smith (Maddie Van Pelt) ...

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Hot Butterbeer !!!

Guests have tried it cold, frozen – and even as an ice-cream flavor. Beginning today, November 21, 2014, Universal Orlando Resort will now offer hot Butterbeer at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. To celebrate this new addition, some of the first guests at Leaky Cauldron in Diagon Alley and ...

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A Celebration of Harry Potter

Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. announced that they will host the second annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event – a special event for fans celebrating the global phenomenon that is Harry Potter. Beginning January 30, 2015, fans will enjoy three days of incredible experiences – including the “A ...

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Universal App and WiFi

It’s a situation most of us are familiar with: You pull the phone out of your pocket, curse the draining battery and try unsuccessfully to connect to the one feeble Wi-Fi connection you can actually pick up (although you probably don’t technically have permission to access it). I know, I ...

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The Making of Diagon Alley

In anticipation of the July 8th Grand Opening of Universal Orlando Resort’s newest theme park experience, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley, Meredith Vieira will host Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley, an NBC News primetime special produced by Peacock Productions. Vieira gives viewers a behind-the-scenes ...

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Hotdogs, yogurts and Italians !!

This month, three new venues will debut at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk as part of this year’s historic expansion to the entertainment complex. Menchie’s is now open and is located on the second floor promenade of CityWalk. This popular frozen yogurt shop provides guests a unique and fun frozen yogurt experience ...

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Escape from Gringotts – Harry Potter

Universal Orlando Resort revealed some details about Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – the revolutionary attraction found in the heart of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. The Grand Opening date for the spectacularly themed environment will be announced at a later date. Imagine being ...

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Guests to share their favorite Universal moments

Universal Orlando Resort has launched a new online campaign asking guests to share their favorite Universal Orlando moments and potentially be featured in a future Universal Orlando ad campaign. Guests can participate by sharing their favorite moments through photos and videos on Twitter, Vine and Instagram using #UniversalMoments. Guests can ...

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Diagon Alley

Never before has a theme park created a guest experience like this: you climb aboard the Hogwarts Express in Hogsmeade and moments later arrive at King’s Cross Station – where the wonders of London and Diagon Alley unfold before you.  And it is all real.   With this summer’s opening ...

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MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION

Universal Orlando Resort comes alive this spring with its Mardi Gras 2014 celebration, featuring 20 nights of electrifying concerts from the biggest names in music, coupled with the essence of the legendary Bayou bash. On select nights Feb. 8 through May 31, guests will experience a “N’awlins”-inspired, family-friendly version of ...

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Tequila expert visits CityWalk

Universal Orlando Resort hosted world-renowned tequila expert David Grapshi for an in-depth training and tasting session with the staff of Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, one of several new venues opening as part of a historic expansion to Universal CityWalk.   Grapshi is the first person ever certified as a “tequila connoisseur” ...

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3-Day Harry Potter Tribute Event

HARRY POTTER STARS JAMES PHELPS, OLIVER PHELPS AND EVANNA LYNCH  TO APPEAR AT “A CELEBRATION OF HARRY POTTER” 3-Day Event to Feature a Harry Potter Tribute, Cast Member Q&A’s, Wand Combat Masterclass, Pottermore Demonstrations and More January 24th-26th 2014 Harry Potter film stars James Phelps, Oliver Phelps and Evanna Lynch ...

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Universal Orlando’s Holidays celebration.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Universal Orlando Resort. From Dec. 7 through Jan. 4, families can create lifelong memories during Universal Orlando’s Holidays celebration. Kids from one to 92 can come face-to-face with The Grinch at Grinchmas, watch larger-than-life balloons float through the streets during the ...

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Universal Orlando’s 2013 Summer Concert Series

SINGER/SONGWRITER GAVIN DEGRAW TO TAKE THE STAGE THIS SATURDAY AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT’S 2013 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES   Summer Concert Series Runs Every Saturday Night Through July 6 This Saturday night, Universal Orlando’s 2013 Summer Concert Series continues with a live performance by singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw.  DeGraw catapulted onto the ...

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Universal announce residents offer for the summer

Universal Orlando Resort is offering Florida residents exclusive getaway packages and discounts on Annual Passes so families can experience the adventure of a lifetime including the highly-anticipated, mega-attraction TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D, opening June 20, and Springfield – an all-new themed area that is home to America’s favorite animated ...

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Universal’s 2013 Summer Concert

Universal Orlando Resort’s 2013 Summer Concert Series Kicks Off This Saturday with R&B Artist NE-YO This Saturday night, Universal Orlando’s 2013 Summer Concert Series kicks off with a live performance by R&B superstar NE-YO. Every Saturday night June 1 through July 6, Universal Studios Florida will host one of the ...

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Springfield comes to Universal

Woo Hoo! Springfield, hometown to America’s favorite animated family, The Simpsons, comes to life at Universal Orlando Resort launching this summer. The expansive, new area within Universal Studios will be anchored by the mega-attraction, The Simpsons Ride, and will allow guests to enter the world of The Simpsons like never ...

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TRANSFORMERS: The Ride Update

Megatron and the Decepticons are closing in on Orlando…we must prepare for battle… The highly anticipated blockbuster attraction TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D will officially open on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Universal also launched an all-new “Join the Resistance” Facebook experience to prepare fans for the battle they’ll experience on ...

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Demi Lovato Live

Don’t Miss Demi Lovato Live in Concert this Saturday at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras This Saturday night, pop star Demi Lovato will light up the stage at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras. The authentic, family-friendly celebration runs select nights through April 20 and also includes a dazzling parade, tons of Mardi ...

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